Engel & Völkers Hosts Exquisite Polo Classic in Malibu in Support of Disadvantaged Children

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The luxury real estate brand honors Safety Harbor Kids to benefit orphan, foster and homeless children with the 9th annual event.

“Each year we have succeeded in gaining increased awareness, support and ultimately, results for the children; we look forward to raising the bar again at our next Polo Classic.” - - Raphael Barragán

Committed to community and growth, luxury lifestyle real estate brand, Engel & Völkers California, Los Angeles, Beverly Hills and Santa Monica showed their devotion to improving the lives of disadvantaged children by sponsoring the 9th Annual Safety Harbor Kids (SHK) Polo Classic in Los Angeles on Saturday.

Founded by John Williams, who was left parentless at the age of nine, the Malibu based non-profit organization aims to enrich the lives of local orphans, foster, and homeless children through an array of educational and personal growth programs. Ranging from career development to music and arts education, the opportunities offered through Safety Harbor Kids teaches its children how to lead happy and successful lives.

“I am incredibly proud of the event that our teams at Engel & Völkers brought to life this weekend,” says California President, Mathias Bode. “Our License Partners, Managers and Advisors from across California and even stretching out to Las Vegas, came together in support of our cause.”

The event was held at the historic Will Rogers Polo Grounds. Beverly Hills Bentley, The British-American Business Council and Southern California Magazine were among the additional sponsors of the event. Dressed in white and boasting their best hats, guests enjoyed gourmet food and beverages, polo matches, test drives of the new Bentley Botega and live performances by Grammy Award winner, Albert Lee and pop artist Kiersten Collins.

“It is a true honor to continue our efforts with Safety Harbor Kids,” says Engel & Völkers Beverly Hills License Partner, Raphael Barragán. “Each year we have succeeded in gaining increased awareness, support and ultimately, results for the children; we look forward to raising the bar again at our next Polo Classic.”

About Engel & Völkers
Since its beginning in 1977 as a specialty boutique providing exclusive, high-end real estate services in Hamburg, Germany, Engel & Völkers has become one of the world’s leading companies specializing in the sale and lease of premium residential and commercial property, yachts and private aviation. Engel & Völkers currently operates a global network of over 700 brokerages spanning 36 countries across five continents, offering both private and institutional clients a professionally tailored range of luxury services. It established its North America corporate headquarters in 2007 and opened its first brokerage in the same year. Committed to exceptional service, Engel & Völkers supports its advisors with an array of premium quality business services; marketing programs and tools; multiple platforms for mobile, social and web; as well as access to its global network of real estate professionals, property listings and market data. Engel & Völkers is an active supporter of the Fair Housing Act and the Equal Opportunity Act. Each brokerage is independently owned and operated.

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